Contextual Design of Online Learning Technologies

Contextual Design of Online Learning Technologies

Mark Notess (Indiana University, USA)
Copyright: © 2005 |Pages: 8
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-59140-555-9.ch060
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Contextual design is a human-centered methodology for designing information systems from a rich understanding of customer work practice (Beyer & Holtzblatt, 1998). This article explores the application of contextual design to online learning systems development. Beginning with definitions of Instructional Systems Design (ISD) and contextual design, this chapter then offers a detailed description of the latter, and concludes by considering its relevance to the design of online learning technologies.

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